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Church of All Saints, Keswick and Intwood

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226946

OS Grid Reference: TG1968704184
OS Grid Coordinates: 619687, 304184
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5910, 1.2419

Location: Keswick, Norfolk NR4 6TG

Locality: Keswick and Intwood
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR4 6TG

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Listing Text


5/61 Church of All Saints

Parish church, C12, restored 1852-3. Flint with some erratics and iron
conglomerate, minimal dressings, stone window surrounds. Plain tiles to south,
pantiles to north. Round west tower, nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry.
Cl2 tall round tower with C15 octagonal upper stage, flint with some iron
conglomerate; Roman tile voussoirs to former west doorway; C13 single light
west window above with cusped head; stage above with plain lancet to north
and south. Octagonal upper stage with stone dressings and embattled parapet
of knapped flint; 4 double-light bell openings, heads and hoods renewed c.1985.
Nave: lower part of quoins to west with some iron conglomerate, upper quoins
undressed; eastern quoins similar but with some Roman tiles. North and south
nave each with one 2-light opening of 1852 with 4-centred arch and Decorated
tracery; south nave also with C19 lancet in former opening having brick tile
voussoirs. Gable parapets east and west with shaped stone kneelers. C14 south
porch refaced with broken flint with stone dressings; continuous moulding to
porch arch with figure stops renewed. Niche above with slate inscribed RESTORED
AD 1852. 4-centred south doorway and door of 1852, wooden doorframe, ledged
and battened double-leaved door. C15 chancel with some bricks and erratics;
angle buttresses with flushwork, C19 2-light opening with panel tracery north
and south, 3-light Perpendicular style east window of 1852. North vestry of
1852 across opposing doorway, knapped flint, pantiles, extended southwards
1970 with plain Gothick doorway reset. Interior: mainly of 1852. Pews of
1802 in C15 style with elaborate poppy head benchends; table c.1802, extended
top, fat plain turned legs; west gallery dated 21st September 1853; font of
1852 in C15 style with ogee cover having crockets and decorated style tracery.
Tall semi-circular headed tower arch. Steep curved stair within tower-having
stick balusters and turned newel. South chancel with marble mural monument
to Joseph Muskett 1832; memorial to Clement W.O. Unthank 1900, died at Lucknow
from "the effects of a fall at polo", brass plaque by P. Orr of Madras.

Listing NGR: TG1968704184

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Source: English Heritage

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